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Wolves: Filmmaker Bart Freundlich On His Basketball Drama

2 March 2017 4:05 PM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Having been 20 years since Bart Freundlich made his feature debut, The Myth of Fingerprints, the filmmaker hasn’t exactly built his reputation based on being prolific or any sort of auteur, although his eighth movie Wolves may be his best one yet, maybe because it’s so different from his earlier ones.

It stars Taylor John-Smith (Cruel Intentions) as Anthony, the hot-shot basketball star of his private New York Catholic school, something his mother (Carla Gugino) hopes will get him into Cornell on a scholarship. The only thing holding Anthony back is his shaky relationship with his English professor father Lee (Michael Shannon), an abusive alcoholic and chronic gambler whose growing gambling debts are starting to cause problems for the whole family.

As things continue to get worse, Anthony finds a new mentor in a street ball player who calls himself Socrates (John Douglas Thompson) who forces the young man to make some tough decisions. »

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Wolves | Review

1 March 2017 11:15 AM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Wolf Like Me: Freundlich Returns to Familial Angst with Latest Drama

Director  unveils his first theatrical release in seven years with Wolves (which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival), a melodrama of knotty familial angst wherein he returns to similar intergenerational themes seen in his first (and best) film The Myth of Fingerprints (1997).

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Michael Shannon Gambles On His Son’s Future In New Trailer For ‘Wolves’

26 January 2017 10:47 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

“Whiplash” has become the leading example of cinematic stories about young prodigies straining on the cusp of greatness. And for those looking for a familiar story with a sports twist, “Wolves” would seem to fit the bill.

Directed by Bart Freundlich (“The Myth of Fingerprints“), and starring Taylor John Smith, Michael ShannonCarla GuginoZazie BeetzChris Bauer, and John Douglas Thompson, the story revolves around a high school basketball star who faces financial hardship, personal injury, and wavering skills as the attempts to make it to the next level.

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